The Chartered Financial Analyst credential is considered by many to be the gold standard in investment management designations. The average 4-year commitment and rigor for this designation speaks to the degree of dedication exhibited by its’ candidates. Chris Hammond is a CFA Charterholder.
Chris is the Chair of the Allen-Albritton-Houghton-Hammond Group Investment Committee, leading investment research and portfolio management for the team; focusing on areas across the financial markets from managing individual stock portfolios to conducting 3rd Party Mutual Fund and Separate Account Manager Research
Chris currently serves as a Trustee for the City of Lakeland Firefighter’s Pension Fund. In addition, he has completed thesis level research in behavioral finance and has a passion for helping clients overcome the natural psychological biases of investing. He holds the Series 7, 86, 87 and 66 registrations with LPL Financial. Chris also holds an insurance license for Life, Health and Variable Annuities.
Chris is a graduate of Southeastern University where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Finance. While at Southeastern he was honored as the Most Outstanding Finance Major in his graduating class, and also maintained a 4.0 GPA. In addition, Chris played on the Southeastern golf team, serving as team captain during his senior year.